Leave it to the TMO to reduce spiritual experiences to a number - wonder when they will start selling nostrums guaranteed to give people Number One Experiences without fail?
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, nablusoss1008 <no_reply@...> wrote: > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "Alex Stanley" <j_alexander_stanley@> > wrote: > > > > Whoa, that was excellent. Couple thoughts... > > > > It does seem like TM can get people to the very edge of some kind of > > awakening, but the shift often requires being pushed off the TM treadmill > > by someone/something outside the TMO. > > > > As for the TMO no longer talking about enlightenment, that may be the case > > with the view they present to the general public, but as I understand it, > > they have experience discussions every morning in the domes. But, as I > > understand it, experiences have been standardized into a numerical list. > > So, yeah, they do talk about enlightenment, but it's in the context of > > sequential unfoldment of codified experiences. > > It's like Vaj took over the TMO. > > Couldn't imagine a more nightmarish nightmare ! :-) > Anyhow, talked to a friend of mine just back from the men's Domes today who > confirms your " experiences have been (standardized) into a numerical list", > only leave out the word standarized. Very personal experiences. He claimed > the were anything between 20 and 50 experiences of what resembles UC every > morning. That they are called #1 experiences doesn't make them any less real > on the personal level. >